Tomorrow, BlackBerry fans in the UAE will be the first in the world to be able to buy the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, a new fun, youthful BlackBerry 10 smartphone. From 17.00 local UAE time, customers can line-up at the brand new BlackBerry-branded retail store in the Dubai Mall to witness the unveiling of the all new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, which will retail for AED 1,499.


A limited number of the new smartphones will be exclusively available for early sale for the opening day of the store. Customers will also have the opportunity to pre-order the smartphone at the store, which will be widely available next month from authorized carriers and retailers in the UAE and across the Middle East. 


The all new BlackBerry Q5 smartphone features a QWERTY keyboard in a stunning, youthful design that is confident and makes it easy for customers to have fun, create, share and stay connected. Available in red, white and black, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone offers a powerful and unique mobile computing experience with its cutting-edge BlackBerry 10 functionality. Features and apps work seamlessly together, allowing your every move to flow into the next. With its classic QWERTY keyboard re-engineered for optimized communications and its 3.1” touchscreen, the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone gives you the best of both worlds.


The BlackBerry Q5 smartphone comes with the BlackBerry 10.1 software. As part of the BlackBerry 10 experience, a peek into the BlackBerry Hub lets you stay close to what’s important to you without stopping what you’re doing. Create the perfect shot every time with BlackBerry Time Shift, and tell your story using BlackBerry Story Maker and share with friends on Facebook. Use BBM video and Screen Share, and discover the more than 120,000 apps available on the BlackBerry World storefront.